Credit Information: Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
To Receive Credit:
Complete the activity in its entirety.
Complete/submit the evaluation.
Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Program Overview: Dystrophies of the toenails are commonly misdiagnosed as solely a nail fungus (Onychomycosis). There are a myriad of disorders that can mimic the appearance of a fungal nail. The presentation will provide an overview of the various different types of nail dystrophies along with techniques on how to identify the etiologies and provide either the appropriate treatment or the proper referral.
The learner will be able to diagnose, treat or provide the proper referral for various nail disorders, which have been currently misdiagnosed.
Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.
Chief of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,
McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center